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What we need to know about genetically engineered foods

December 13, 2012

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by Rose Montana —  Food derived from genetically engineered (GE) crops entered the U.S. food supply sometime after 1996, the year in which the first GE crops were planted. Chemical companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and BASF, that produce these never-before-in-the-history-of-planet-Earth organisms have succeeded in keeping most consumers in the dark regarding genetically modified organisms […]

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Eating wild

August 17, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  Have you ever wanted to eat the weeds you pulled from your yard but you were afraid to — for fear they were toxic? Or perhaps you want to eat more locally — from sources that are no further than your yard or the neighbors’. Or maybe you are a die-hard […]

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Natural lawn care

February 27, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  The winter rains brought beautiful wildflowers, blooming cacti and Palo Verde trees, right along with all those weeds. It may be tempting to eradicate them using a simple application of herbicides — harsh, toxic chemicals used to kill weeds in agriculture and household gardens — but the adverse environmental effects far […]

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